Dancing the innovation foxtrot

Rob Berry, Head of Innovation, KSS AHSN The recent briefing published by the Nuffield Trust “Falling short” suggests those describing the adoption of new technology by the NHS as ‘slow’, would benefit from taking a different perspective. That new perspective would help shift thinking away from ‘barriers and culture’ towards ‘expectation setting’ by acknowledging the inherent and unavoidable disappointment that arises when attempting to satisfy everyone all the time. Well that’s how I read it, and therein lies the rub.  ‘Slow’ is a matter of perspective. Assessing the Lead and Follow ‘Slow”, in the context of improving patient care,...

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